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|Born||Raymond George Platte, Jr.
September 3, 1925
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||July 21, 1963
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.
|Cause of death||Head injuries from racing accident|
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career|
|1 race run over 1 year|
|First race||1955 Southern 500 (Darlington)|
Platte only competed in the 1955 Southern 500, racing for Harry Parry in a Chevrolet with a 25th-place finish. In the process, he won $100 ($894.04 when adjusted for inflation) for his single-race NASCAR career.
- "Driver information for Ray Platte". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- "Ray Platte's performance at the 1955 Southern 500". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- "Platte critically injured in mishap". The Progress-Index. Petersburg, Virginia. Associated Press. July 21, 1963. Archived from the original on February 24, 2016.
- "Platte dies after crash at speedway". The Gazette-Virginian. South Boston, Virginia. July 25, 1963.
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